Thanksgiving mass to mark International Women’s Day

On Friday 8th March, to mark Women’s Day, a mass was held at Malabo Cathedral. The event was led by the Prime Minister, Charged with Administrative Coordination, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue. He was accompanied by the Vice-Minister for Social Affairs, Gertrudis Davies Eiso, and women from the various institutions, private companies and grouping who welcomed the celebration of this great day.

The Eucharistic mass began with the arrival of the Prime Minister, and continued with the first reading from the Book of Isaiah, the First Letter of Saint Peter, and the Gospel of Saint John. The homily by the priest followed, who passed on greetings from the Bishop of Malabo, Juan Edjang, to all women in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

Furthermore, he pointed out the importance of this day, while reminding women of their role in society and positive aspects that women have today achieved. In addition, he invited them to act with responsibility and continue to work with honesty and avoid any adverse situation.

He concluded the act by recalling that the Church was in lent, and invited reflection during the festive atmosphere of the celebration.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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